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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-23more like thismore than 2018-05-23
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Disability more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether a train operator has an obligation under its Disabled People’s Protection Policy to ensure that ramps which are fit for purpose are made available to facilitate the boarding or leaving of a train by wheelchair users whether assistance has been booked in advance or not. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Henley remove filter
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John Howell more like this
star this property uin 147425 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-04more like thismore than 2018-06-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The provision of manual boarding ramps for access and egress to a passenger train is mandatory for regulated rail vehicles where the step/gap between the train and the platform is greater than the permitted maximums. As a condition of an operator’s licence, a train company must publish a Disabled People’s Protection Policy (DPPP), which is approved by the Office of Rail and Roads.</p><p> </p><p>The DPPP must demonstrate commitments to provide assistance to disabled passengers who need a ramp, booked in advance and not.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wealden remove filter
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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less than 2018-06-04T14:47:30.9Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-04T14:47:30.9Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this